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    Terminal colors

    When i open an LXTerminal all the folders, files and even the scripts i cobble together are all white! Would anyone like to help and tell me how i might give each of the afore mentioned their own...
  2. Thread: Nano help

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    Re: Nano help

    I am still at the beginning of my Programming adventure and is why i choose Nano. I hope given time that i may be knowledgable enough to upgrade to the likes of Emacs or Vi. Until then i shall stick...
  3. Thread: Nano help

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    Nano help

    I have started learning Shell Scripting and so i also began using the Nano text editor. Now i know how to change the background and Foreground colours in nano so i made the background black and the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safely remove an OS from dual-boot

    I want to keep my Ubuntu partition on /dev/sda1, plus the swap. So couldn't just delete all the other partitions and then enlarge the Ubuntu partition to reclaim all unallocated space?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Safely remove an OS from dual-boot

    Right! Ubuntu 13.04 is on (/dev/sda1) and Elementary OS is on (/dev/sda6). You can see the dual-boot set up at http://www.freewebs.com/diarco/screenshot.png
    Big thanks as always for any and all help.
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    [ubuntu] Safely remove an OS from dual-boot

    I am dual-booting Ubuntu 13.04 and Elementary OS. Could anyone tell me how i might safely remove Elementary OS and get Ubuntu to reclaim the hard drive. Thanks in advance.
  7. Re: using nano to navigate the linux file system

    Very big thanks for the help guys
  8. using nano to navigate the linux file system

    Can't seem to get to grips with nano when i want to open a file in a different directory than Home. For example, if i wanted to start up nano and open a file at the same time (the file is in my...
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    Re: BASH Shell Scripting

    Ain't it awful being a noob lol. Thanks Habitual
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    BASH Shell Scripting

    I am trying to learn bash shell scripting and have forgotten how to save the file. I did type: Ctrl+B but all that happened was ^B appeared. I was using the KATE text editor. Can someone help me...
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    reformat usb drive

    I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and really enjoy the experience. But could anyone tell me how i might reformat my USB drive as i want to install the latest version of Puppy Slacko on it. Thanks everyone.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to shut down.

    Hi Mikog

    I have ran the sudo tail -f /ar/log/syslog and its output was:
    twsLeGR@ubuntu-13:~$ sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog
    Aug 8 11:26:08 ubuntu-13 NetworkManager[1029]: <warn> nl_recvmsgs()...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Unable to shut down.

    Sorry that i've taken so long to reply but here i am at last.

    Right i have tried closing down the netbook with both sudo shutdown -h 0 and sudo init 0 and neither of the commands worked and no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why is it?

    Hiya davetv

    Have tried that and failed mate.
    Thanks for the reply though.
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    [ubuntu] Unable to shut down.

    I am really happy running Ubuntu 13.04 but unfortunately i am unable to shut down my laptop at night? When i go to the gear wheel icon in the top right-hand corner and select shut down it does...
  16. Thread: Tails 0.19

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    Re: Tails 0.19

    I thought that a distro like Tails 0.19 was meant to be used on a Live CD or even a USB stick. So i won't be adding it to my hard drive. Thanks for the reply though, Buntu Bunny
  17. Thread: Tails 0.19

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    Tails 0.19

    I decided to try out Tails 0.19 and downloaded and burnt a DVD with no problem. Running the Live CD was alright but i can't figure out how to get online? I did notice that the TOR icon had a big red...
  18. Thread: anti-virus?

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    Re: anti-virus?

    Thanks for the replies both. Great to have the Ubuntu forums back up and running again.
  19. Thread: anti-virus?

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    anti-virus?

    Have a terrible time trying to type out text because the pointer is jumping everywhere. So does anyone know of a free anti-virus program i could use?
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    [ubuntu] dual-boot howto?

    I am already running Ubuntu 13.04 and would really like to install Puppy Linux Slacko alongside it? Help anyone please.
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